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  1. Dan

    Working on the forum next few weeks, this'll be the thread for 'suggestions' =)

    Hi all :D Hope you are all doing alright. I'm working on the forum for the next couple of weeks. I will number the problems as they're found and agreed are a problem. You guys can reply and suggest stuff, and i'll add things to the list as we move forward. Number One HAS to be the Google...
  2. Dan

    Working on the forum next few weeks, this'll be the thread for 'suggestions' =)

    Hi all :D Hope you are all doing alright. I'm working on the forum for the next couple of weeks. I will number the problems as they're found and agreed are a problem. You guys can reply and suggest stuff, and i'll add things to the list as we move forward. Number One HAS to be the Google...
  3. soldierwolf

    Quad switch - one not working

    I have a quad switch wall plate like shown here: https://www.amazon.com/Franklin-Brass-W35251-PW-C-Classic-Architecture/dp/B01HMCXLK4/ref=sr_1_6?keywords=4+wall+switch&qid=1673488598&sr=8-6 The second switch, which controls the overhead foyer light, appears to have stopped working. The light...
  4. donzoh1

    Why is my three-way switch not working?

    One of my switched ceiling lights or the wall switches (three-way switches at separate entrances to the room) is not working properly. The light will work with some switch positions. With switch A in one position, switch B works properly. When switch A is in the other position, switch B will not...
  5. R

    Sunhouse Sshe125 fan not working

    Hello and good evening I have been asked to take a look at a Sunhouse sshe125 storage heater. The heater’s fan is not working and Dimplex have suggested the fan needs replacing. This afternoon I bench tested the fan motor and it operates, so I am now scratching my head. The unit heats up...
  6. R

    Security Light Not Working

    I have a security light [this one] and have wired it into the lighting circuit in my workshop; the lights in the workshop are all LED panels. Wired that way the light doesnt work when triggered at night by walking past it. If I disconnect it from that circuit and attach a 3-pin plug to it and...
  7. Sr1996

    VW Golf Central Locking intermittent

    The car locks if I use the key and the key fob has had a battery change it previously stopped working and randomly started again
  8. T

    Cannot get this fan with speed control working at all.

    Hey everyone. Got a head scratcher for wiring a fan with a speed control with a run on timer on site today. I, and two spark could not get it working at all. We wired it according to how we think it must be done according to the wiring diagram supplied. We can get the fan to turn on. But no...
  9. C

    purpose of an EICR is not to say if a fan is working

    We carried out an EICR in a large 5 bedroom house for a house purchaser The EICR found various issues with the house from a safety standpoint however now they have moved into the property the owner has said some rooms dont have enough light fittings and sockets, an extractor fan is not working...
  10. M

    Two meters. One working

    Since I moved in to my house just over a year ago I have had 2 electricity meters. One changes as I use electricity, the other just stays at the same reading. The meter that moves has DOM written above for domestic probably. The other one has O/P written above it. What does O/P mean? I have...
  11. L

    Socket has stopped working

    A single switched 13 amp socket that my extractor fan is plugged into has stopped working after 10 years. The fan itself works when plugged into another socket. Today I replaced the switched socket like-for-like, but the outlet still does not provide power to anything plugged into it. As far...
  12. V

    Working during a Thunderstorm

    He's a question for you. What (if any) are the dangers of working INDOORS on an electrical circuit during a Thunderstorm ? Heck you would have to be stupid to work outside in one, but I was considering what would happen if there was a nearby strike and I was working on an open consumer unit...
  13. C

    Setting up whilst working full time

    Good afternoon everyone. So im currently working as a multi skilled engineer in the food production industry. Im a qualified electrician with most of my qualifications apart from 2391. Im looking to set up and go self employed offering domestic,industrial and agricultural services but want to...
  14. N

    Some sockets not working but no fuse blown

    2 sockets in bedroom and 2 in utility room have stopped working. No fuses have blown
  15. captaincaveman

    How to get a 41A oven working on a 13A plug...?

    I Knew it was going to be one of those days when my first customer couldn't understand why his 9.5kw standalone oven/hob kept cutting out because it was on the old gas ignition 1mm flex & plug. I showed him the how the cable was red hot and the plug half melted but, as usual in these cases...
  16. L

    "Can you stop working for a few hours " request !

    Just had one this morning..... Very nice part of North London. I'm outside stripping out / re installing terrible installed security lights etc .Job is priced .Next door pops around and asks if its possible to not make any noise between 12-2 as he needs to be online making a "presentation " To...
  17. Jim Dunham

    Patio outlet quit working.

    Back patio outlet and switch just quit working. Outlet has 36V and switch has 0V. All other outlets on circuit work and measure 120V. Circuit breakers not tripping and measure 120V. Rat maybe ate through in attic? All connections are tight. Bought me outlet and switch. Any thoughts appreciated. Jim
  18. A

    Halogen potlights no longer working

    Hi everyone, I have 4 x MR16 (halogen) potlights running off of a switch. Model: IT2000M from Contract Lighting Contraste - IT2000M - Remodel - https://www.contrastlighting.com/Housing/IT2000M?lang=en The other day, there was a humming which I believe was coming from the electrical panel and...
  19. G

    Magnetic lock timer not working.

    Tried fitting a magnetic lock on a job for a bathroom. Client has had problems with people doing drugs in his bathroom so wanted to control entry from his shop tills so the lock is fitted and works but I need it to be sorta timed as when releasing, the button locks the door( staff can't use the...
  20. D

    Why Is Light Not Working?

    I have two matching front room lights that are operated by a 2 gang dimmer switch. The right light operated by the right button has stopped working. The left one is fine. I can't figure out the problem. Help would be appreciated. I've swapped the two lights (the entire fixtures and bulbs) and...
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